FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

October 3, 2009

 

DESROSIERS PLACES 23rd AS ANCHORWOMEN COMPETE AT GORDON

Wenham, MA—Junior Katie Desrosiers (Warwick, RI) placed 23rd among a field of 290 runners as the Rhode Island College women’s cross country team placed 11th (27 teams) at the POP Crowell Invitational, hosted by Gordon on Saturday afternoon. The Anchorwomen totaled a team score of 306. Wellesley won the meet with a score of 38.0.

 

 

 Junior Katie Desrosiers

 

Desrosiers logged a team-best time of 20:18. Sophomore Brittany Richer (Woonsocket, RI) placed 33rd with a time of 20:38.

 

Freshman Bianca Jones-Pearson (Barrington, RI) placed 74th with a time of 21:42. Junior Nicole Poirier (Concord, NH) placed 109th with a time of 22:27. Junior Heather Feeney (Warwick, RI) placed 110th with a time 22:29. Junior Lindsey Brisson (Coventry, RI) placed 147th with a time of 23:27. Sophomore Justyna Barlow (Foster, RI) placed 184th with a time of 24.40.

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will compete at the Westfield State Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 10.

 

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